Movies like Fame Whore

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Fame Whore (1997)
 6.6
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Fame Whore (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: This film involves three interwoven stories with the only seeming connection being the delusions of the involved leads. In the first element of the film, a hot-tempered world tennis star loses endorsement contracts when the press outs him even though he claims the report is false. In the second, a talent-less woman struggles to make it in the world of fashion design or the music video business. In the last, an animal activist runs a dog-adoption agency and has an imaginary friend who appears in a St. Bernard suit.
Style: underground film
Plot: dog, gay, prostitute, fashion designer, homosexual, imaginary friend, tennis player, actress, coming out, athlete, fame, satire, personal assistant, saint bernard dog, animal shelter, delusion, animal rights

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Most similar movies to Fame Whore

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and clever films with plots about ambition, sport, storytelling, rivalry, dialogue, adaptation and contests and competitions mostly in Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like Fame Whore: Iron Ladies 2 (2003), 7 Days in Hell (2015), Jocks (1986), Idol (2006), Fag Hag (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 256
Iron Ladies 2 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sequel to the surprise hit about a gay volleyball team having troubles with their success and fame, and how they reunite after they split because of creative differences.
Style: sex comedy, sexy, hot
Plot: volleyball, gay asian, transvestism, coming out, seductive, female impersonator, transsexual, trapped in an elevator, flashback, sex scene, seduction, gay athlete ...
Place: thailand, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 18K
7 Days in Hell (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A fictional documentary-style expose on the rivalry between two tennis stars who battled it out in a 1999 match that lasted seven days.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, parody, funny ...
Plot: tennis, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, tennis player, sport, rivalry, adaptation, irreverent, technology, redemption, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, future, 80s
Place: england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 3.8
 806
Jocks (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The coach of a college tennis team is given an ultimatum: put together a winning team, or else.
Style: sexy, teen sex comedy, cult film, hot
Audience: teens
Plot: college, tennis, gambling, athlete, tournament, female impersonator, sex scene, cult, gay stereotype, coach, racial stereotype, college campus ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots, respectively, and slinging catchphrases like "Shake and bake!" ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car race, french, divorce, farce, sport competition, stupidity, lifestyle, teamwork, championship, comeback, uninhibited rivalry, nascar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 5.8
 97
Idol (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Farce about the casting of a gay actor in a gay role on a television series which had previously been played by a straight man. When the original star of a fictional gay-themed action series called "Espionage" unexpectedly dies, network ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, semi serious, documentary filmmaking ...
Plot: satire, celebrity, gay, actor, farce, fame, gay interest, talent agent, improv, hollywood, photographer, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 3.7
 192
Fag Hag (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Fag Hag is the touching inspirational story of how two hopeless no-talent losers find each other in a cruel world, and through the strength of their deep bond are empowered to become two hopeless no-talent losers. Featuring a tour de force ...
Plot: talent show, satire, male female relationship, gay interest, bookstore, diva, homosexual, sex, christian, beauty pageant, gay bashing, gay ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Coming Out Party (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: "Coming Out Party" is a celebration of love, life and freedom as seven gay and lesbian comic storytellers share their personal stories of "coming out" to family, friends, and co-workers, and living "out" and proud. ...
Plot: lgbt, gay straight relations, coming out, lesbian, homosexuality, boyfriend, comedian, gay, homosexual, gay interest, gay slur, roller skates ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.7
 161
Beverly Kills (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Whacked-out, muscle-bound, cross-dressing actor Beverly Jackson has been rejected for a role in Pride Playhouses nude theatrical production of "Balls Out." Furious, Beverly decides to form a diabolical cult of revenge! Meanwhile, back at ...
Style: parody
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), hollywood, female impersonator, revenge, absurdism, homosexual, aspiring actor, surrealism, gay, male nudity, cult, satire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.3
 167K
Blades of Glory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together as a pairs team.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, skating, figure skating, farce, competition, championship, friendship, coach, sport, olympics, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002, 2010s
Place: usa, detroit, montreal, north korea, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Great White Hype (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, stylized, inspirational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, boxer, cons and scams, athlete's life, rivalry, investigation, contests and competitions, satire, power relations, interracial relations, athlete and trainer, underdog ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, cleveland ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Off the Beaten Path (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Lewis is a devout Christian who strives to lead a righteous life. Skeet is a militant queer hell-bent on pushing people's buttons. Puff is an eighteen-year old Peter Pan on pot. When their friend Paul tries to end his life, they travel to visit ...
Plot: road trip, college, coming out, lgbt, machismo, suicide, gay, gender, religion, marijuana
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 68K
Major League (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rachel Phelps inherits the Cleveland Indians from her deceased husband, she's determined to move the team to a warmer climate -- but only a losing season will make that possible, which should be easy given the misfits she's hired. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: baseball, underdog, rivalry, ambition, professional sports, sport, against the odds, rise to the top, follow your dream, contests and competitions, friendship, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new york, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.8
 233
Delivery Boys (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gang of boys under the Brooklyn Bridge are united by their common interest in break dancing. Some work as pizza delivery boys, hence they call themselves the "Delivery Boys". They form a dance team and enter a local break dance contest, ...
Plot: artist, laboratory, nurse, doctor, male female relationship, man dressed as a woman, teenage boy, clique, athlete, fight, erection, basketball ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 10K
Celtic Pride (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The National Basketball Association play-offs are taking place, and the Boston Celtics are facing the Utah Jazz in a crucial series. This is also the last year that any games will be played in the Boston Garden, which is going to be torn down after ...
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: basketball, kidnapping, sport, partners, unlikely criminals, missing person, buddies, ambition, confined, contests and competitions, friends, basketball player ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With the original Hanson Brothers still on the same minor league ice hockey team, the Chiefs are sold to a new owner who gives them a female coach and puts them in a league in which they are to be regularly humiliated by an opposing Harlem ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: ice hockey, rivalry, sport, sport team, ambition, against the rules, contests and competitions, rebellion, lifestyle, betrayal, underdog, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Major League II (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Those Cleveland Indians are at it again! After losing in the ALCS the year before, the Indians are determined to make it into the World Series this time! First, though, they have to contend with Rachel Phelps again when she buys back the team. Also, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sport team, rivalry, baseball, sport, underdog, friendship, athlete and trainer, americana, friends, major league, power relations, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Johnny Be Good (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, teen sex comedy, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, college, sport team, american football, cheerleader, coming of age, underdog, couples, friends, social relations, power relations, ambition ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: texas, los angeles, alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Kicking Out Shoshana (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Israel
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the conservative city of Jerusalem, Ami Shoshan, an Israeli football player, is forced by a mafia boss to pose as a homosexual, a punishment for flirting with the criminal's girlfriend. Shoshan is banned by players and fans of his team, but ...
Style: realistic, not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coming out, pretending to be gay, gays and lesbians, ambition, athlete's life, hidden identity, sport team, disorder, cons and scams, dishonesty, eligible bachelor, attempted murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, jerusalem, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 218K
Happy Gilmore (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, golf, underdog, ambition, rivalry, against the odds, contests and competitions, championship, friends, disorder, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, plymouth, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An overenthusiastic high-school maintenance man attempts to lead an unlikely group of misfits to the Nebraska state tennis championship in Balls Out: The Gary Houseman Story? director Danny Leiner's underdog sports comedy. American Pie star ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tennis, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry, misfit, youth, lifestyle, teacher, school, mentor, escort, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nebraska, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.3
 12K
The Comebacks (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A comedy that spoofs the inspirational sports movies, The Comebacks tells the story of an out-of-luck coach, Lambeau Fields, who takes a rag-tag bunch of college misfits and drives them towards the football championships. In the process, this ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, inspirational, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, college, coach, sport, social relations, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, against the odds, baseball, athlete's life, ambition, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 148K
Brüno (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Flamboyantly gay Austrian television reporter Bruno stirs up trouble with unsuspecting guests and large crowds through brutally frank interviews and painfully hilarious public displays of homosexuality.
Style: humorous, satirical, sexy, absurd, funny ...
Plot: gay slur, satire, social satire, gay, fashion, fame, society, lifestyle, gender, stereotypes, misfit, homosexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, europe, los angeles, austria, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 37K
The Ringer (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Pressured by a greedy uncle (Brian Cox) and a pile of debt, lovable loser Steve Barker (Knoxville) resorts to an unthinkable, contemptible, just-crazy-enough-to-work scheme. He pretends to be mentally challenged to rig the upcoming Special Olympics ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mentally challenged, disability, rivalry, dishonesty, ambition, friendship, love and romance, lie, down syndrome, sleazy, bet, pretense ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 61K
BASEketball (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two losers from Milwaukee, Coop & Remer, invent a new game playing basketball, using baseball rules. When the game becomes a huge success, they, along with a billionaire's help, form the Professional Baseketball League where everyone ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, baseball, basketball, sport, ambition, rise to the top, rivalry, partners, business, sportscaster, mascot, cheerleading ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Winning Season (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team
Style: sincere, humorous, inspirational, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: basketball, sport, coach, high school, contests and competitions, youth, misfit, sport team, ex athlete, ambition, hopes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
That's Adequate (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This mockumentary about fictional movie studio Adequate Pictures boasts an interesting cast. Tony Randall hosts, and James CoCo (practically on his deathbed) stars as head of the studio. Includes parodies of everything from silent comedies to ...
Style: parody
Plot: satire, movie business, hollywood, celebrity impersonation, rise and fall, hitler, sword fight, actor, actress, filmmaking, storyteller, interview ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, competition, against the odds, rivalry, coach, dumb, cheerleader, sport, contests and competitions, friends, financial problem, health situation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 61K
Best in Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives -- the ...
Style: cynical, absurd, humorous, parody, funny ...
Plot: dog, poodle, obsession, ambition, rivals, psychiatrist, training, lovers, terrier, pets, eccentricity, lesbian ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, florida, illinois, usa, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bring It on Again (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When new students can't get onto their college cheerleading team, they form their own squad and prepare for a cheer off.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: cheerleading, cheerleader, competition, sport, friendship, teenage life, against the odds, ambition, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Replacements (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Maverick old-guard coach Jimmy McGinty is hired in the wake of a players' strike to help the Washington Sentinels advance to the playoffs. But that impossible dream hinges on whether his replacements can hunker down and do the job. So, McGinty ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: underdog, american football, sport, against the odds, contests and competitions, rivalry, hopes, cheerleader, athlete and trainer, ambition, bar fight, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%